- Source of Wealth: Money Management
- Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
- Marital Status: Married (Tanya Brandes)
- Nationality: United States
- Date of Birth: 1943
- Ethnicity: Caucasian
- Occupation: Businessman
- Education: Bucknell University, San Diego State University
- Children: 2
American businessman and investor Charles H. Brandes has an estimated net worth of $1.09 billion as of June 2016 according to Forbes.
Born in 1942 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Charles Brandes completed his bachelors degree in economics from Bucknell University. He then proceeded to San Diego State University to take his graduate studies. He is currently married to Tanya Brandes with whom he has two children. He is now on his third marriage.
In 1974, he founded Brandes Investment Partners. Currently, the firm manages around $27.2 billion worth of assets which is much lower than before. In 2007, the firm had around $120 billion under its management.
Through the Tanya & Charles Brandes Foundation, Charles Brandes is able to support the causes of Elton John’s Aids Foundation and the San Diego Symphony.